Sinonimi: hydrated oxide
1. A chemical compound containing the hydroxyl group.
2. A compound of an oxide with water; SYN. hydrated oxide.
Any inorganic chemical compound containing one or more hydroxyl (OH) groups and generally combined with a metal. Hydroxides include sodium hydroxide (caustic soda, NaOH), potassium hydroxide (caustic potash, KOH), and calcium hydroxide (slaked lime, Ca(OH)2).